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- Subject: http://www.rio5.org.br (fwd)
- From: Carol Ratza <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 13 Mar 1997 13:14:14 -0500 (EST)
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Date: Thu, 13 Mar 1997 01:08:32 -0300
From: Kevin Hudgins <email@example.com>
March 12, 1997
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Rio+5 Website is now on-line !
The Rio+5 Forum is now underway with more than 500 participants from
around the world arriving in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Forum will
take place March 13-19, 1997 and will serve as an independant
civil-society review of the 1992 Earth Summit Agreements - five years
As a collaborative effort between the Earth Council, the International
Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Alternex-Brazil, the
Rio+5 Website can now be found at:
Throughout the week, we will be bringing you summary reports from daily
sessions, workshops, and press conferences as well as selected
multi-media coverage of key events. (using RealPlayer -
We will also invite your participation through on-line comment forms.
All input received from these forms will be synthesized for presentation
during the daily proceedings.
Additional background information on the Rio+5 process can also be found
on the Earth Council's Website at http://www.ecouncil.ac.cr/rio.
Finally, we would like to thank our partner organizations around the
world who are serving as mirror sites for the Rio+5 Forum. A list of
these sites can be found on the Rio+5 homepage.
The Earth Council
Rio+5 International Secretariat